Dr. Ken Byrne has been a corporate psychologist since 1979. His clients have ranged from large multinationals to small businesses. Over the last forty years, he has personally evaluated more than three thousand job applicants ranging from candidates for CEO and Board positions, senior and middle level managers, sales people, sales managers and specialist staff.


For the last 40+ years Ken has been in independent practice as a Corporate Psychologist. He has specialized in serving as a second opinion to clients making a hiring or promotion decision. In Australia his advice has been sought by the ANZ Bank, Coles-Myer, The Walt Disney Company, Tattersalls, Optus, Telecom, Wrest Point Casino and a host of businesses in the SME market. For over twenty-five years he consulted to many Australian police departments and a range of other public safety agencies. He has personally evaluated over 3000 candidates, and has been indirectly involved in hundreds of other hiring decisions.

Ken has published four books on hiring. His latest is Seeing Behind the Job Applicant’s Mask Before You Hire: Secrets of a Corporate Psychologist.  It’s available from Amazon and

Over the last thirty years Ken has provided practical, hands-on training in how to hire staff for over 2000 people in the public and private sector throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Ken is widely sought after as a speaker and trainer in the area of improving the accuracy of hiring decisions.